The State Of Israel: Messianism Without a Messiah?

Wednesday, November 18

Time: 7:30pm

Location: The Jewish Theological Seminary, 3080 Broadway (at 122ndf Street)

Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Israel Studies, JTS and Dr. Benjamin Gampel, Dina and Eli Field Family Chair in Jewish History, JTS

Moderator: Dr. Barbara Mann, Simon H. Fabian Chair in Hebrew Literature, JTS

What has the messianic idea meant for Jews throughout the ages - and in modern Israel? What role does it play in contemporary Israeli politics on both the right and left? What are the dramatic and even revolutionary implications of messianic thinking in shaping the future and fate of the Jewish state?

Tickets: $10; free for students with valid ID. All students can order two free tickets. Tickets and photo ID are required for admission.

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